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A tabletop roleplaying game about politics, folklore, and the human heart. Set in a rural 19th century town desperate to survive.
A tabletop roleplaying game about politics, folklore, and the human heart. Set in a rural 19th century town desperate to survive.
867 backers pledged AU$ 30,881 to help bring this project to life.

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    PDF

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    Prepare to set sail. You get a PDF copy of Alas for the Awful Sea, as well as the PDFs of any future stretch goals funded during this campaign. You’ll also receive a draft PDF of the game once the Kickstarter concludes.

    Includes:
    • Alas for the Awful Sea PDF
    • PDFs of all stretch goals
    • Draft game on Kickstarter completion
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    Softcover

    (Approx $20 USD)

    Full sail ahead. You get a Softcover (B&W Interior) of Alas for the Awful Sea, the PDF, and any stretch goals funded during this campaign. You’ll also receive a draft PDF of the game once the Kickstarter concludes.

    Free shipping to the US, UK, and Australia! Everyone else, please add the amount below:

    - Canada, France, Germany, Finland: $3
    - All other countries: $9

    Includes:
    • Alas for the Awful Sea Softcover
    • Alas for the Awful Sea PDF
    • Draft game on Kickstarter completion
    • All stretch goals
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    Hardcover

    (Approx $36 USD)

    Land ahoy! You get a Hardcover (B&W Interior) of Alas for the Awful Sea, the PDF, and any stretch goals funded during this campaign. You’ll also receive a draft PDF of the game once the Kickstarter concludes.

    Free shipping to the US, UK, and Australia! Everyone else, please add the amount below:

    - Canada, France, Germany, Finland: $3
    - All other countries: $9

    Includes:
    • Alas for the Awful Sea Hardcover
    • Alas for the Awful Sea PDF
    • Draft game on Kickstarter completion
    • All stretch goals
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    Figurehead

    (Approx $85 USD)

    Like the figurehead of a ship, you or your original character will be immortalized as the custom illustration for one of the character classes. You will receive an A5 print of the illustration.

    You will also receive everything included at the Hardcover reward level.

    Please see the additional information section for more details about this backer level.

    Includes:
    • A custom illustration of you or your OC as one of the classes
    • An A5 print of the illustration
    • Alas for the Awful Sea Hardcover
    • Alas for the Awful Sea PDF
    • Draft game on Kickstarter completion
    • All stretch goals
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    Lore Weaver

    (Approx $177 USD)

    You are a creator of stories, and a weaver of legends. Work with us to create a folktale, myth or legend which we will include in the book. This story will be illustrated with a custom artwork, and you will receive an A4 print of it.

    You will also receive everything included at the Hardcover reward level.

    Includes:
    • Work with us to create a folktale myth or legend for the game
    • An A4 print of a custom artwork created for your story
    • Alas for the Awful Sea Hardcover
    • Alas for the Awful Sea PDF
    • Draft game on Kickstarter completion
    • All stretch goals
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    Naval Legend

    (Approx $261 USD)

    The story of your exploits is told the world around. At this level, we will write a special custom scenario for your game group, based on your interests and your characters’ backstories. We will then run 4x3 hour sessions of Alas for the Awful Sea for you and your group, including the custom scenario. Sessions will take place over Google Hangouts, or in person for those in Sydney. Every player will receive a digital PDF of the game, and the custom scenario. Max 5 players.

    You will also receive everything included at the Hardcover reward level.

    Includes:
    • A custom scenario created for you and your group
    • We GM your game! 4 x 3h sessions
    • Alas for the Awful Sea Hardcover
    • Alas for the Awful Sea PDF for all players (Max 5)
    • Custom scenario PDF for all players (Max 5)
    • Draft game on Kickstarter completion
    • All stretch goals
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